About Us

Expert Guidance for Transforming Ideas into Tangible Outcomes

The Palma Project LLC is a boutique consulting firm specializing in project management support for organizations of all sizes. Unlike large consulting firms, we embrace our small size, allowing us to provide personalized attention and tailor our project management services to meet each client’s unique needs. Our approach is far from one size fits all—we believe in building meaningful relationships and establishing long-term partnerships rather than just entering into business contracts.

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Why Us?

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Client-Centric Approach

At The Palma Project, we understand that every organization is at a different stage of its project management journey. That’s why we meet our clients where they are. We take the time to understand your specific challenges, goals, and organizational culture.

By immersing ourselves in your world, we can develop strategies and solutions genuinely aligned with your vision. Our staff becomes an extension of your team, working collaboratively to drive project success and achieve tangible results together.

Building Competencies for Sustainable Success

Unlike many consulting firms focusing solely on organizational strategy, we take a different approach. We believe in empowering our clients to develop their teams’ competencies, consider their infrastructure and take stock of internal competing priorities. Our team of certified and trained professionals goes beyond simply overseeing projects and adoption of strategy.

We equip your teams with the knowledge, tools, and skills to excel in execution. By building internal competencies, we create a lasting impact that enables your organization to sustain success long after our engagement concludes.

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Specialists in PMO Installation and Enhancement

A well-structured Project Management Office (PMO) can significantly enhance an organization’s project management capabilities. The Palma Project specializes in installing, decentralizing and improving PMOs tailored to your needs.

Whether you are starting from scratch or seeking to optimize an existing PMO, our experts bring a wealth of experience and knowledge. We align your PMO with your strategic objectives, implementing effective governance frameworks and integrating best practices to drive project success at every level.

About Renee

Renee Overton-Palma is the Founder & CEO of The Palma Project, LLC a business service firm specializing in delivering highly effective, training and consulting. The Palma Project is committed to partnering with their clients to deliver a flexible combination of services that are tailored to meet their needs.

Renee is a dynamic Technology & Business leader, and was a long time employee of Optum, a leading Information and Technology-enabled Health Services business where she led large portfolio and program management teams in excess of $180M. Having also spent time in Financial Services and Government, Renee holds 20 plus years of experience and wins in Software Development, Portfolio Management, Change Management, Process Development, and Operations to name a few. She has a successful history and passion for all things Leadership & Development, making it a career purpose to continue to give back, bring a seat to the table for and invest in the Leaders of Tomorrow.

Renee is a long time certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in addition to her multiple certifications in Software Development. She is a member in good standing of the Central Florida Chapter of PMI. PMI is the leading International not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession, setting globally recognized standards, certifications, education and professional development. Renee is the founder of the Chocolata’s, an African-American accomplished and influential women’s networking group committed to uplifting Women of Color in Central Florida. She is also a youth mentor for The Greatest Investment (TGI) and a youth leader for her Church. She holds a Bachelors of Art (BA) from the University of Connecticut (UConn), and a Masters Certificate in IT Project Management from The George Washington University. Originally from the Bronx, NY, Renee migrated to Orlando in 2014 to support her husband’s work with Kennedy Space Center. When she’s not working, Renee is juggling the activities of their three children, or partnering with a local community organizations.